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The Construction Apprenticeship program allows eligible high school graduates and adult learners to earn while you learn in the classroom and on the job. The program is a collaborative effort of Blue Ridge Community CollegeHenderson County Public Schools, Transylvania County SchoolsHomeschool Association, and local employers working together to support the workforce of today and tomorrow.

The Construction Apprenticeship program is a registered North Carolina Apprenticeship with the N.C. Department of Labor.

Application Deadline:

Use the form below to apply for the Construction Apprenticeship:

Program Description:

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Length of Program: Two years. 4 – 6 Semesters and 4,000 hours of work.
Eligibility: Recent high school graduates and adult learners.
Tuition: Free. Plus, you’ll get PAID to attend class.
Starting Pay: $14 minimum. Periodic increases.
Schedule: Class one day a week. Work the remainder of the week at one of our partner companies.

Application and Hiring Process

For adult learners and recent High School graduates:

  • Applications close May 10, 2024.
  • Pre-Apprenticeship dates: July 8-11, 2024.
  • Draft Day: July 16, 2024.
  • Classes begin August 8, 2024.

Partner Companies

Benton Roofing logo
Buchanan Construction logo
Henderson County Habitat for Humanity
Henderson County logo
L & S Site Contractor logo
Living Stone Design + Build logo
Rice Custom Cabinetry logo
Saluda North Carolina logo
Thorsland Concret + Construction logo
Transylvania County Habitat for Humanity

Contact Us

(828) 694-1766

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